401 South 152nd Street
Burien, Washington 98166

This event is designed for students and professionals looking to get into the industry as well as existing industry insiders looking for new opportunities. For artists, programmers, designers, business professionals, musicians and writers.

Seattle is the number #2 Region for computer and Video Game Development. Seattle Games Conference attendees will have the opportunity to speak with industry insiders and hiring managers from game companies, as well as network and meet with industry veterans.

The detailed resume workshop and casual atmosphere of the conference allows attendees an unprecedented opportunity to interact with industry veterans, ask questions, gain valuable contacts and resume secrets of getting into the business. The comprehensive program will provide an overview of the industry, identify technology trends and requirements as well as the qualifications and skill-sets that are in demand.

Students will learn how to build an early professional road map to a career in the game industry. Professionals looking to move into the business from other industries will learn how their experience and transferable skills can gain rapid entry into the game industry. The event will also provide a great opportunity for local game companies to meet potential new talent. Also, attendees will be able to participate in the Demo Reel Showcase, where can bring their laptops to showcase their demo reels to industry insiders for direct feedback and job opportunities.

Bring plenty of resumes. A number of hiring managers will be on site.

Cost $45 in advance online / $60 onsite at the door

More information (including a schedule) can be found at the conference web site: http://www.thegameinitiative.com/seattle/

Added by gumption on January 25, 2006

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